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I'm Kristine

I'm a counsellor here to help you navigate mental health and trauma challenges. I believe strongly in your capacity to stand and grow, and to have increased hope for your right now and your future. It is a privilege to journey with you.

I can help with

I can help you with experiences or life situations presenting mental health or coping challenges.

This might include experiences of: depression, anxiety, past trauma, grief and loss, stress and burnout, life transitions, chronic ill health, managing emotions, identity, diverse experiences of sexuality and gender, spiritual identity.

My experience & qualifications

I’ve been working with people individually and in groups for 12+ years in a chaplaincy, pastoral counselling, or counselling role. I specialised in diverse experiences of sexuality and gender for 3 years.

I have a Masters of Counselling (Monash, 2019) & Bachelor of Theology (SMBC, 2012). I have professional membership with PACFA & ACA.

My style of counselling

I integrate a variety of therapeutic approaches including: Narrative Therapy, Somatic Therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Focusing, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.

My approach is client centred, trauma informed, evidence informed, and respectful of diversity.

Where I work

I work with clients anywhere in Australia through online telehealth, and at Macquarie Cottage Counselling Services in Springwood, NSW.

If you would like to ask me a question or make an appointment, please contact me.

Immediate help

If you need immediate help, or are at risk of harm to yourself or others, please call Triple Zero (000) or go to a hospital emergency department.

In cases of emergency or crisis, please contact:

  • Your GP

  • Lifeline – 13 11 14, or text on 0477 131 114

  • Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467

  • Mens Helpline – 1300 78 99 78

  • Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800

  • 1800 Respect – 1800 737 732 (for domestic, family or sexual violence)

  • Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636


For free mental health advice and support call Head to Health on 1800 595 212 or find out more at Head to Health.

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